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Books that are on my 2019 TBR list!: Part 1

I know, I know this post is so overdue but better late than never right?  I’m always adding to my TBR list. Hopefully I get to read more books this year than last year.  Let me know about the books you’re hoping to read this year. I do also hope to reread some books as well. Click the Cover to know more about the book.  🙂

 

A Bound Heart

 

The Warrior Maiden (Hagenheim, #9)
I love the story of Mulan and I can’t wait to read this book!

The Sky Above Us (Sunrise at Normandy, #2)

 

The Governess of Penwythe Hall (Cornwall #1)

 

A Desperate Hope (Empire State, #3)
Elizabeth Camden is one of my favorite authors! Can’t wait to read this.

 

More Than Words Can Say (Patchwork Family, #2)
Love this book cover. So beautiful!

 

Until the Mountains Fall (Cities of Refuge, #3)

 

A Reluctant Bride (Bride Ships, #1)

 

Of Fire and Lions

 

A Silken Thread

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A Light On the Hill~Connilyn Cossette~

A Light on the Hill (Cities of Refuge, #1)

 

 

*My Review*

First off, let me just brag about how beautiful this book cover is! Pretty much all the book covers from this
author is just breathtaking. Love it!

So, I discovered this author a while back and I’ve been keeping up with whatever novel she has written.
Needless to say, I’ve enjoyed the journey so far. Usually I read her books within a day or two.

A Light On the Hill’s story started out pretty well and I love how her beginnings of a novel just drew me in from the first page. I’ve always wondered about the cities of refuge that the Bible talks about so I think it’s
great that the author is taking a leap in writing about what could have been. I loved the heroine
Moriyah because she has such a strong character. Also the hero was pretty awesome as well. 😉

Though there were times I did have to skip ahead, I still enjoyed reading this novel. This author has become one
of my favorites when it comes to Biblical fiction. I highly recommend reading her books! I can’t wait for her
next book in this series!

*I received a free copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed are entirely my own.-

 

*Upcoming Novel*

Shelter of the Most High (Cities of Refuge, #2)

 

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Books on my July-August TBR list!

Hi everyone! These are the books that are on my TBR list for this month and August! Enjoy!

 

More Than Meets the Eye (Patchwork Family #1)

*More Than Meets the Eye by Karen Witemeyer*

 

 

The Wide Window (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #3)

*The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket*

 

Together Forever (Orphan Train, #2)

 

*Together Forever by Jody Hedlund*

 

 

The Hope of Azure Springs

 

*The Hope of Azure Springs by Rachel Fordham*

 

Thief of Corinth

* Thief of Corinth by Tessa Afshar*

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Wings of the Wind~Connilyn Cossette

Wings of the Wind (Out from Egypt #3)

 

~Synopsis~

Alanah, a Canaanite, is no stranger to fighting and survival. When her family is killed in battle with the Hebrews, she disguises herself and sneaks onto the battlefield to avenge her family. The one thing she never counted on was surviving.
Tobiah, a Hebrew warrior, is shocked to find an unconscious, wounded woman among the Canaanite casualties. Compelled to bring her to a Hebrew healer back at their camp, he is soon confronted with a truth he can’t ignore: the only way to protect this enemy is to marry her.
Unused to being weak and vulnerable, Alanah submits to the marriage—for now. As she comes to know and respect Tobiah and his people, however, she begins to second-guess her plans of escape. But when her past has painfully unanticipated consequences, the tentative peace she’s found with Tobiah, the Hebrews, and Yahweh is shaken to the core. Can Alanah’s fierce heart and strength withstand the ensuing threats to her life and all she’s come to love?

 

~My Review~

WOW!! Can I just say that my review of this book will not do justice on how much I enjoyed and loved reading this novel! I read it in about an hour or so which is quick for me unless I’m really engrossed in a book it could take me a while to really get into a book. This book was the exception!! I’m really amazed at how this author can hit a home run three times straight especially with a series! I was amazed at how well the writing and the characters really ran together with harmony and I wish that this book didn’t have to end.

 I’m always for a strong female lead character. Which is why I LOVE Mulan so much! Anyway, I loved Alanah’s character I thought she had various qualities that I love reading about. I just loved joining in on the journey and reading about how the character discovered herself and God in such a beautiful redeeming way. I LOVED it!

I also loved how the author embraced another phenomenal character in the Bible in this novel.  I’m very picky when it comes to Biblical fiction because hey I can be when it comes to my WORD! I 100% promote this author’s writing! Not only am I enjoying a well thought out and planned novel but I’m swept away by the adventure,romance,and faith she weaves into her novels which is always a BIG plus for me! If you’re looking for something new and exciting or you love Biblical fiction then this is definitely the book for you!

 

*I received a free copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All opinions  expressed are entirely my own. *

 

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My List of Best Read Books for 2016!

Hello Ladies and Gents! It’s another year and by God’s grace I’m looking forward to bigger and greater things this year! I’m kinda disappointed in my list of books I read in 2016. I think 2016 was  a very strange year for me in more ways than one. I usually finish my Goodreads challenge before the year is out but not last year unfortunately. Hopefully this year I can do way better than last year. So without further ado, here’s my list of the best books I read in 2016. I had planned to read 80 books in 2016 but only finished 18 books. It’s a far cry I know. lol. I’m very positive about this year though. Hopefully I’ll have my post up soon about the books I’m looking forward to reading in 2017. See y’all soon. Peace! 🙂

 
The Lost Girls: The True Story of the Cleveland Abductions and the Incredible Rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus

Calico Spy (Undercover Ladies #3)

Counted With the Stars (Out from Egypt, #1)

Newton and Polly: A Novel of Amazing Grace

Sarah My Beloved (Little Hickman Creek #2)

Shadow of the Storm (Out From Egypt, #2)

Anchor in the Storm (Waves of Freedom, #2)

The Prayers of Jane Austen

Land of Silence